Cheryl The

Cheryl The, Ph.D.

Department of Education & Psychology
Professor and Department Chair
(817) 202-6323

B.S. Pacific Union College 

M.A. Pacific Union College

Ph.D. Texas Woman's University

International Literacy Association
National Council of Teachers of English
Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education

Cheryl is originally from California.  She has taught elementary school in California, Maryland, and Texas.  She moved to higher education after 27 years in the elementary classroom.  She joined the education department at Southwestern in 2010. 

Reading in the Elementary School, Children's Literature, Language Arts Essentials, Teaching English Language Learners, Exceptional Children, Kindergarten Methods, Programs for Young Children, Directed Student Teaching, Prep courses for Texas Certification exams. 

Education and Psychology Club
Mission trip sponsor to Canada and Peru

Cheryl is married to James The. They have two adult children, Janelle and Jordan, both are married with children of their own.  Visiting family (especially grandchildren) is a favorite way to spend time. Cheryl also enjoys travel, both domestic and abroad, spending time in nature, reading and discussing the latest books. She also finds great joy in preparing future teachers for the classroom.